Belmont alumni return for Nashville Rep. production of Sweeney Todd

Belmont alumni return for Nashville Rep. production of Sweeney Todd

Two Belmont University alumni, Nathan and Whitney Meyer, well- established in the musical theater scene of New York City are returning to Nashville for the month of Oct. to visit their alma mater and perform in “Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” The Meyers graduated from Belmont in 2009 […]

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Hope in a hopeless situation: Actors Bridge and Belmont theater team up for ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

Hope in a hopeless situation: Actors Bridge and Belmont theater team up for ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

The historical story of a hopeful girl in a hopeless situation is lighting up the stage of the Blackbox Theater. Actors’ Bridge has partnered with Belmont’s theater department to produce “The Diary of Anne Frank,” which debuts tonight. The show hopes to bring the audience back in time to show […]

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Theatre students have ‘Dreamed a Dream’ come true

Theatre students have ‘Dreamed a Dream’ come true

The musical theatre department at Belmont University already has a reputation for its Broadway-quality productions. But starting Friday, it will also be known as the first-ever college program to put on a production of “Les Miserables.” Members of the cast said the story behind performing the longtime Broadway show may […]

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Casting ‘Hairspray’ prompted campus search for racial diversity

Casting ‘Hairspray’ prompted campus search for racial diversity

Through every song, dance, and laughable moment presented by the Belmont Musical Theater department in “Hairspray,” there’s great entertainment — and there are essential members of the cast and chorus who had to be recruited from other departments. There are roles for black actors in the play, which ran for […]

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‘Drowsy Chaperone’ opens at Troutt

‘Drowsy Chaperone’ opens at Troutt

The Belmont musical theater department will present comedy musical “The Drowsy Chaperone,” starting March 25 in the Troutt Theater. “In a way we are able to make fun of ourselves,” said Calvin Malone, one of the actors playing the role of seducer Aldolpho. A play within a play, the audience […]

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